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FOX
Dec 16, 2012 11:00pm PST
today putters happily in his workshop in nevato. a trip to yosemite was a trip to a true wilderness where there were no crowds because nobody could get there. getting there involved negotiating mountain passes where the driver could expect their cars to boil over and stop every few miles. motorists often needed that tow service. >> we had a couple of camps into yosemite just for the purpose of assisting cars. when the car overheats the cylinders expand. it slows up the engine really. you know when they head up they boil over. >> there were 35,000 members in the california club when conway started working. there are about 4 million today. >> when we come back on a second look. they're hidden below ground and few know they are there until something goes wrong. the web of pipelines right underneath your feet in the bay area. >>> tonight on a second look oil in california, whether it's gasoline, jet fuel the products that leave our land go into the cars and planes. that means thousands of miles of buried pipeline beneath the bay area. it's likely you don't see them, think about them or
FOX
Dec 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
to see the waves. >> the way i see it, this is keeping the wilderness vibe in santa cruz alive. >> it isn't something you see all the time. these waves are picturesque. if i had my camera, i'd be taking pictures. >> reporter: ehc is expecting a full house at its shelters. they have beds for 250, bops up for an additional 100 people when it rains. law enforcement is also warning people not to drink and drive. officers and deputies are running saturation patrols in santa clara county. dui check points will take place tonight in san jose and gilroy. >> in marin county a homeowner was happy to be alive at this tree came crashing down. she thinks the wind and rain are what caused that tree to fall over. >>> the ktvu weather team can keep you up to date on weather conditions. you can follow them on twitter and facebook. >> we have new information tonight on a hit and run near twin peaks in san francisco. a woman identified as 56-year- old uyi yowl has died from her injuries. we've brought you this story as it was breaking last night. the woman's son said today his mother was visiting from china
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 12:00pm PST
. >>> the wilderness areas is apparently ruining the environment. scientists found 567 marijuana farms and greenhouses in a small area. they pulled millions of water from creaks and found rare animals were dying after the marijuana was put into the fields. >>> and lunch is being served right now which features prime rib as the main course. it comes from the house of prime rib which is making the annual donation and volunteers say they are more than happy to help. >> it is great to see people eat a hardy meal and it makes my heart warm. >> reporter: they will also serve a christmas day dinner and this is what the church provides to people all year long. >>> and it is the last day for the curbside donation drive. they are looking to collect 500 hams to feed 4,000 people tomorrow. curb donations are being accepted on golden gate avenue. >>> a strong storm which dumped up to a foot of snow could make for a white christmas. up to a foot of snow has already fallen and it is also creating headaches for holiday travelers. holiday winds could delay flights and the region could get a few more inches before chri
FOX
Dec 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
: in the 1930s and 40s only a few hard core skiers knew about a mayse called squaw valley. a pristine wilderness near lake tahoe. in 1946 a young mustered out gi named cushi th-rbgs g visited the place with his wife. his friends wouldn't let him go home he says because they needed four people to play bridge. while the others went skiing, cushing sat and looked at the valley. >> i sort of thought to myself, gosh suppose you could live out here or something like this. a beautiful valley that it is. subject to think about. i'm a city boy i was in the city. and there was a first time i ever came here. and simply because i had to be the fourth at bridge. >> reporter: today at the age of 88. adam cushing can look out his window at the ski resort he built from scratch. a very advance lift network, swimming pools, bars and restaurants at both the top and bottom of the restaurant. tennis courts, an ice rink, a ski school with 300 instructors, in short a recreational empire. but back in 1946 when cushing mentioned to his wife justine the idea of starting a ski resort. she thought he was crazy. still he ke
FOX
Dec 20, 2012 9:30am PST
with nowhere to go. they were getting themselves ready to spend the night out in the wilderness. they do have cell phones with them. at this point they have not been able to connect until somehow they were able to make a phone call. believe it or not, a helicopter came to rescue them. >> to tell us more about the ordeal via skype "right this minute" we have ryan and lee ann. >> how come you guys got lost. >> we took what we not was a trail and ended in a canyon. >> we decided to hid down another canyon. that's where we came to an impasse, 200 foot drop. >> hills climbing were falling apart. it wasn't safe for us to keep moving forward. >> i've got to imagine you guys were getting pretty tired throughout this whole thing. did you have any food on you? >> fruit snacks and water. we had a little beef jerky with us. >> we had supplies. >> the funny thing was, we were prepared. we had ropes, food and water. the only thing i think we missed having was a little gps. we always kind of prepare for the worst but i guess not the absolute worst. >> how were you finally able to make a call and get a call
FOX
Dec 25, 2012 9:00am PST
to the wilderness and releasing him back into the wild. >> to tell us about this video this beautiful christmas present wrapped up in a bow we have sullivan ripley via skype to the show. welcome to the show, sullivan. >> hi. >> did the fawn struggle with your uncle at all. >> it was so fast and powerful. it was so powerful it almost knocked me over the waterfall. >> wow. tell us how you guys actually got the fawn out of the water. >> my grandfather and friend victor got a rope and tied it to with the fawn. i helped pull up the rope from behind. then the fawn was on the ground with us. >> you uploaded a version of this video and turned it into really a movie trailer. >> right on the road when we were driving, that's kind of when i was assembling it in my mind. >> if it's a white christmas, that means people are probably out and about on the slopes hitting up their winter sports. we've got a couple of videos of winter sports follies. guys down skiing on the slope here. got himself a camera. just as he turns the camera on himself, what's the matter? >> i hate to laugh. i hate to laugh. i hope the
FOX
Dec 2, 2012 10:00pm PST
a tough lesson about driving through standing water. he was traveling on wilder road this morning when his car became partially submerged in the flooded road. he says he office that road because he was trying to avoid an accident on highway 24. he was stuck in his car for awhile before climbing out through the driver's side window. >> it was raining so hard i could not tell it was flooded. and we drove in there and my car died and realized i am if a foot and a half of water. don't under estimate puddles. >>> sierra ski resort operators are thrilled with the results of the last few storms, as much as three feet of new water fell. the snow filed up in drifts that made driving a little chick tricky. no fell this morning and then again this afternoon. >> as of this morning we were reporting 33 inches, our base, 6400. so, we got it good up there. then, like i said, the system moving in today. i would not be surprised another foot up this. >> it was slow going for big rigs, passing through the truck scales. the roads were slick. as you can see, snow on the side of the highway. the caltrans web s
FOX
Dec 4, 2012 5:00am PST
will have to leave within 90 days and the area will return to wilderness. >>> some are allowing people to return overdue fines in an unusual way. they are operating a project they call food for fines. people who return books or dvds late can give food. they will be donated and they are also accept being donations from people who just want to do a good deed. let's check in with tara who is in for sal castaneda. >>> every morning we see that sort of congestion but it is starting just now so be aware of it. and at the 880 interchange traffic is flowing nicely on 280 and 880. on the right-hand side, those brake lights are moving and folks are driving on to fremont. it is 5:26 let head to steve. >>> eventually we will get something out of this but again this is much weaker than the three we saw over the weekend. carry an umbrella, i don't think you will need it this morning but it looks like late tonight and we will keep an eye on things to the north, it looks like a 10th of an inch to an inch in this one, pam. >>> a car burst into flames, what police discovered at the scene and why they ar
FOX
Dec 16, 2012 5:00pm PST
or into the wilderness or out to the seashore. and the great numbers of people in need always followed. tired and drained, as he was, he looked on them with compassi compassion. anoint all your people, lord, all of those who minister to you as they minister to one another and especially this week as they minister to the body, mind and spirit, to the whole community of sandy hook in newtown, a model for the nation, a model for the world. and we thank you for the world suppo support, calling, e-mailing, texting their love and their commitment to be one with us. use them, lord. take the passion that each one has and transform it totally, completely, into your spirit of compassion. and we ask this all, amen, amen. >> a community of different favorites, grieving together in this interfaith vigil. next, jack tanner, minister of newtown christian church reading scripture, romans 8, then we'll hear from a local government official, first select woman patricia lodra, connecticut governor dan malloy will then introduce president obama for his remarks to this crowd. again, you're looking live at newtown, high scho
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
miracle, a county man was found alive after being stranded in the wilderness for five-days. he set out for a hike in the national forest one week ago but he spent three nights in attend purchase he finally found a carbon and broke into it. if heed not broken into that cabin he would not have survived. >>> 5,000 people were expelled due to sexual abuse. the at it do foes from 1991. bay areas include piedmont and -- include piedmont and san rafael and they accused them of filing report abusers. they are keeping records to keep them from rejoining. >>> and they showed an illegal gun clip on the area. he held up what looked like a 30 round gun magazine on "meet the press" on sunday. it happened while they had a meeting with the ceo. >>> starting today, lawmakers and president barack obama will get back to work on a 50-yard clip and they want the president to miss the deadline. >> reporter: economists warn going over the cliff will hurt our already struggling economy but both parties stand to get some of what they want if spending cuts go into effect next tuesday and here is why. democrats
FOX
Dec 3, 2012 7:00am PST
near wilder road. it all started when an suv crashed into the center divide. while one of the drivers and three firefighters were standing on the right shoulder, another suv lost control pushing another car into them. they were all rushed to the hospital with major injuries. >>> the weekend storm brought major problems to the south bay and that had actuallity workers and law enforcement working overtime. a man, woman and child were were stuck in their car after flooding on east capital and mantague expressway. crews were busy pumping water out of pumps. many people have started to stock up on sandbags to prepare for the next storm. >>> we're getting a lot of rain. it rained quite hard overnight. you know how storms are, they are very unpredictable. i would say we're in very good condition to tackle the next storm. rain is predicted to hit the south bay tomorrow night and wednesday. >>> well, tori, heavy rains flooded a mobile home park in vallejo. it happened early yesterday morning at newell's about a mile south of six flags park. a creek that surrounds this mobile home park overflow
FOX
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
in the hospital after a serious accident in orinda. it happened yesterday morning eastbound highway 24 near wilder road. it all started when an suv crashed into the center divider. that triggered a chain reaction crash involving several other vehicles. now while one of the drivers and three firefighters were standing on the right shoulder, yet another suv lost control pushing another car into them. all of them were rushed to the hospital with major injuries. >>> heavy rains caused major flooding at a mobile home park. that happened early yesterday morning at newel mobile home city which is about a mile south of six flags. a creek that surrounds the mobile home park overflowed causing the flooding. some of the homes were damaged. >>> last few storms to hit the bay area good news for ski resorts. as much as three feet of new snow fell on slopes over the weekend. many of the resorts were closed yesterday because of high winds. we do have complete storm watch coverage all the time online. the storm watch tab of ktvu.com you will find video, our storm tracker two. and on our photos tab you can check ou
FOX
Dec 3, 2012 10:00pm PST
other firefighters are improving. they responded to a call, and was parked near the wilder road exit. then an suv lost control in the rain, hit the fire engine, and three firefighters along with the driver standing alongside the highway. now, the fire district is taking another look at its policies. >> we're extremely busy yesterday, and we didn't have two fire engines allocate to this particular emergency. in we would have, the outcome may have been different. we're just not sure. >> tonight, the three firefighters are recovering from various injuries. one suffered a significant concussion. the could others suffered serious leg and foot injuries. >>> several players from the san francisco 49ers had the role of santa's helper today. the players helped make some dreams come true at a san francisco target store. they teamed up with children and took them on a shopping spree. this event was organized by ehc life builders. which provides services for needy families. >>> mark is here now to talk about sports. the golden state warriors, man, they're off to a pretty good start. >> so much f
FOX
Dec 4, 2012 10:00pm PST
ahead with plans congress laid out then to potentially make it a marine wilderness area. the only one on the west coast outside alaska. lonnie filed a lawsuit asking the district court of northern california to set aside an hold unlawful secretary salazar's november decision. the lawsuit also requests the park service grant them a 10 year special use permit. >> we have eight or 10 million oysters out there at different stages of development. if we have to shut our doors in 90 days, all that food has to be destroyed. >> the drake's bay oyster company produces about 40% of california's oysters so the outcome of this lawsuit could affect the price of oysters at the market or the table. >>> a strict new smoking ban is set to go into effect in petaluma next august. it will ban smoking in hotels and motels and public units. no smoking will be allowed in most public outdoor areas. the petaluma city council passed the ban unanimously last night. some realtors objected saying it would discourage smokers from buying condos in the city. >>> the fate of several the áf fire stations remain in lim
FOX
Dec 4, 2012 7:00am PST
to wilderness. >>> oakland's largest pot club gets a key victory in court. a judge ruled that harborside medical center cannot be ejected and they cannot kick them out because it is not breaking state law. now, the landlord will decide again in federal court on december 20th. she wants them out because a federal prosecutor is threatening to seize the property. >>> southern california leaders are demanding that the county be reimbursed for more than $12,000. "the san jose mercury news" show that he used a tax-funded credit card to pay for casino stays, rental car upgrades. he said he will reimburse the county for many expenses within 30 days. but he's disputing some charge, including a $2500 donation to the eastside school district. >>> a former commander of an elite police squad in contra costa county reportedly plans to plead guilty to the scheme involving the sale of confiscated drugs. under the reported plea deal norman welsch will admit to selling drugs. he and william butler were heard talking about the drug sales in an undercover video. butler pled guilty already and is serving eight years
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
wilderness areas is ruining the environment. that's the los angeles time report. scientist the fined 5 -- sunshines fined 575. they discovered water systems that come -- that pulled millions in the creek. >>> holiday vandals in orange county. what was done to two separate nativity scenes that has police launching an investigation. >>> and get ready for more rain. ktvu meteorologist, rosemary orozco, will have your christmas week forecast. >>> this is the 280 split. we have traffic areas to report up in the hills. we'll tell you about a landslide -- coming up. oh, you have a keurig vue brewer? oh, it's great! now i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? well, inside the brewer, there's this train that's powerful enough to carry more coffee and fresh water to make coffee that's stronger and bigger... and even hotter! actually, i just press this button. brew the coffee you love -- stronger, bigger, or hotter -- with the keurig vue. >>> welcome back to the "mornings on 2." time now is 8:21. an active volcano is actually being closely watched in chile. the country is
FOX
Dec 25, 2012 7:00am PST
, forced to spend two chilly nights in the wilderness recall the moment they saw rescuers. >> they were like angels down the road. they were. i really thought we were done. >> we'll have more details on how they made it out alive. >>> and hang onto your phone. what we're learning about a rash of smartphone thefts on muni buses in san francisco. >>> happy holidays to you. our quiet weather turning quite active into the afternoon. moderate rain expected along with breezy conditions and the possibility of isolated thunderstorms. >>> a group of snowshoers is home safe after getting lost in oregon's mount hood. the group had to san jose a makeshift shelter and call for help. laura rios was there. >> reporter: welcomed sight this christmas eve. carrying three snowshoers back to their families after two nights in the elements on mount hood. mark kelsey, margarita its strada and debra schindler set out on know shoes saturday morning with plans to camp in a hut that night for one of their birthdays. instead, they found the trail will washed out during the summer from flooding. >> the reality wit
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